The Scottish Government’s green watchdog launched an investigation into rises in toxic pollution from two wood production plants in Stirlingshire and Ayrshire.
Oil and gas companies collectively spent an estimated £654m last year on campaigns promoting their “green” credentials while continuing to lobby governments to support fossil fuels,
New research has examined the environmental pledges of eight oil and gas majors, and found them wanting in ten key areas.
A cement works, a glass plant and a well-known whisky distillery are among Scotland’s top 20 climate polluters, The Ferret can reveal.
As many as 43 members of the House of Lords have investments totalling millions of pounds and senior roles in oil and gas companies.
More than 400 industrial sites across Scotland have been officially damned as “unsatisfactory” on pollution.
The petrochemical multinational, Ineos, is by far the largest climate polluter in Scotland, according to the latest official data.
More than 5,000 business sites across Scotland are going to escape judgement on their environmental breaches in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
An American think tank which disputes climate change is planning to hold an event in Glasgow in the run-up to the United Nations climate summit in November.